Will the Justice Department File Antitrust Suit Against Google?
The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly likely to file its highly-anticipated antitrust suit against Google early next week without the support of any Democratic state attorneys general.
The first major monopolization case in decades comes as both sides of the aisle have hammered Google and other tech companies like Facebook and Amazon about their influence over the U.S. economy.
According to Politico, the Trump administration had hoped to enlist bipartisan support for its claim.
For months, the Justice Department has been in the middle of negotiating with a group of attorneys general from 48 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico — who have conducted separate investigations, hoping to form a unified complaint over the world’s largest search engine, Politico reported. KEEP READING